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Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Pilobolus

Strathmore
Tue. Jul 9
Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a show featuring classic and brand-new repertory—ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime.

Ballet Across America

The Kennedy Center
May. 28 – Jun. 2
Ballet Across America series returns, illustrating the dynamic variety of artistry happening across American companies today.

Youssou NDOUR

Strathmore
Wed. May 29
Youssou NDOUR, Senegalese Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and activist, makes his eagerly anticipated Strathmore debut.

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri.

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 16
Shakespeare’s delicious comedy is full of foolish lovers and clowns, disguise, and the follies of love.

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 4 – Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

Spunk

Signature Theatre
May. 21 – Jun. 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.

El Gran Festival Música Cubana

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 29
Strathmore welcomes former members of Buena Vista Social Club along with an all-star lineup of Cuba’s most celebrated artists.

Iyanla Vanzant

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 26
Iyanla Vanzant brings her Acts of Faith Remix Tour to Strathmore.

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Jun. 11 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

Spotlights

Darrell Scott

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Jun 13

Politics & Art: District Vox

John Wilson Building
Thu. Jun 13

Evgeny Kissin, piano

Strathmore
Tue. May 21

WNO: Tosca

The Kennedy Center
May. 20 – 25

Carlos Henriquez Nonet

Sixth & I
Sat. Jun 1

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

Cissa Paz with JP Silva

Franklin Square
Thu. Jun 6

Screening: Ghost Light

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jun 17

The Band's Visit

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 9 – Aug. 4
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